September Edition (I): Hello.Salon
Learn about the different ways Tulsa’s local businesses practice environmental and economical strategies to make the world a better place through Cheeky Things’ new series: Meaningful Mondays. We’ll be featuring hardworking, conscious business owners on the first Monday of each month. So read up, and stay tuned; because if you don’t already know about these entrepreneurs, you’re going to want to.
Meaningful Mondays Presents
Name and Title:
Francie Cawiezell and Kelly Herrera, Owners of Hell.Salon
1724 E 15th street, Tulsa, OK 74104
How would you describe your business?
Hello.Salon is a collaboration between two friends who share the same vision. We wanted to create a hair salon that feels like home. The team at Hello.Salon invites you relax, be pampered, and to be inspired to try something new.
What does your business specialize in?
Hair and beauty
What are some environmental practices within your business?
Greencircle recycling. We recycle hair clippings and hair color for Greencircle. We also recycle basic products like cans and cardboard boxes.
(editor’s note: learn more about Greencircle recycling here)
What about economical practices?
We ask our clients to contribute to our Greencircle solutions. It’s a voluntary contribution that encourages the community to participate in environmental practices.
Do you conduct any community outreach?
We have hosted many community events in the years since we opened and we plan on hosting more in the future.
What’s your favorite part of the business?
Our relaxed atmosphere where everyone can feel comfortable and at home.
What would you like our readers to know about your business’s core values?
“The culture in which we create will inspire us and our guest to be our best self”
The culture of the salon is what makes us stand out. Everyone is treated equal here and you won’t be lacking on any friendly faces.
Do you house any employees?
Yes, we have 5 hair stylists, 1 barber, and 1 esthetician along with our front desk staff.
What do you do when you’re not working on your business?
Viewing art, spending time with my children and husband and spending time in my personal oasis; the garden.
Are there any business goals for the next year you’d like to share?
To be more green
Any personal goals?
To have less impact on the environment
Anything else you’d like to add?
Thank you for the feature!